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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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collections
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texts
2,620
movies
1,145
images
650
audio
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Availability
1,994,401
Always Available
193,732
Available to Borrow
31,928
Waitlist
Year
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1997
12,133
1996
12,801
1995
12,743
1994
12,673
1993
12,325
1992
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Topics & Subjects
32,308
genealogy
24,203
public domain
20,726
Numismatics
14,446
Periodicals
14,039
Plants, Ornamental Catalogs
13,487
Flowers Seeds Catalogs
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city of fort wayne, indiana
5,534
united states. department of agriculture. radio service
4,443
associated students of brigham young university
4,364
united states. bureau of agricultural economics
4,243
united states. court of appeals (district of columbia circuit)
4,099
united states. foreign agricultural service
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Language
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English
223,712
German
204,090
French
55,495
Spanish
48,802
Handwritten English
46,649
Italian
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Prelinger Library
Aug 20, 2005 Field, Eugene, 1850-1895
texts
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Short moral stories
favorite ( 1 reviews )
University of California, Berkeley Libraries
Aug 25, 2005 Little, David Flemming
texts
eye 1,200
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comment 1
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Topic: California -- Poetry
University of California, Berkeley Libraries
Aug 25, 2005 Bean, Annie S
texts
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Poetry
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Topic: American literature -- California Santa Clara County
University of California, Berkeley Libraries
Sep 8, 2005 Manley, Warren
texts
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comment 1
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Topic: Street-railroads -- California San Francisco
University of California, Berkeley Libraries
Oct 25, 2005 James, Henry, 1843-1916
texts
eye 13,820
favorite 14
comment 1
Check out an audio version of this book made by LibriVox in our audio collection.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Prelinger Library
Apr 23, 2006 Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of New Jersey
texts
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: 8.25
California Digital Library
Apr 26, 2006 Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), Sir, 1856-1940
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: Electricity -- Mathematical theory, Magnetism
California Digital Library
May 12, 2006 Pinney, Laura Ann Young, b. 1849; Pierce, Ella N
texts
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comment 1
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Topic: San Francisco Bay (Calif.) -- Poetry
University of California, Berkeley Libraries
Jun 23, 2006 Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940; Harper & Brothers; Howitt, John Newton; Stuart, Bertha
texts
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comment 1
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California Digital Library
Sep 16, 2006 Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914
texts
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comment 1
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California Digital Library
Sep 17, 2006 Powell, E. Alexander (Edward Alexander), 1879-
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: Boyd, John Parker, 1764-1830, Truxtun, Thomas, 1755-1822, Eaton, William, 1764-1811, Reid, Samuel...
California Digital Library
Oct 10, 2006 Albov, Alexander Paul, 1901-; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: Russian Americans -- Biography, World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Russian, World War,...
California Digital Library
Nov 5, 2006 Ibotson, J. G. P
texts
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comment 1
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Bookkeeping, Finance, Personal -- Accounting, Home economics -- Accounting
California Digital Library
Dec 15, 2006 Geikie, James, 1839-1915
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: Geology, Structural, Geology -- Field work
California Digital Library
Dec 29, 2006 Jellett, John Hewitt, 1817-1888
texts
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comment 1
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Topic: Friction
California Digital Library
Dec 30, 2006 Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915
texts
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l. Laguerre's and Well-worn roads.--2. A white umbrella in Mexico and Other lands.--3. Colonel Carter and other tales of the South.--4. Tom Grogan.--5. Gondola days.--6. Caleb West, master diver.--7. The other fellow and Tile club stories.--8-9. The fortunes of Oliver Horn.--10. The under dog.--11. At close range.--12. The wood fire in no. 3.--13. The tides jof Barnegat.--14. The veiled lady and other men and women.--15. Colonel Carter's Christmas. The romance of an old-fashioned...
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independent texts
Jan 2, 2007
texts
eye 18,656
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comment 1
April 1 1949 - Sept 1 1952
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California Digital Library
Jan 17, 2007 Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915
texts
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Book 1. George Eliot. Thomas Carlyle. John Ruskin. W.E. Gladstone. J.M.W. Turner. Jonathan Swift. Walt Whitman.--Book 2. Victor Hugo. William Wordsworth. W.M. Thackeray. Charles Dickens. Oliver Goldsmith. William Shakespeare. Thomas A. Edison
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California Digital Library
Jan 20, 2007 Clemmer, Mary, 1839-1884; Making of America Project; Cary, Phoebe, 1824-1871; Cary, Alice, 1820-1871
texts
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Topics: Cary, Alice, 1820-1871, Cary, Phoebe, 1824-1871
California Digital Library
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861), United States. Army. Maine Infantry...
California Digital Library
Jan 23, 2007 Miller, Francis Trevelyan, 1877-1959; Lanier, Robert S. (Robert Sampson), 1880-
texts
eye 2,942
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comment 1
Vol. 4
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Topics: United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865, United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865...
California Digital Library
Jan 23, 2007 Chang, Fu-Yun, b. 1890. ive; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: China. Hai guan zong shui wu si shu, Customs administration -- China History 20th century
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California Digital Library
Jan 24, 2007 Goodeve, T. M. (Thomas Minchin), b. 1821
texts
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comment 1
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California Digital Library
Feb 4, 2007 Frankau, Julia, 1864-1916
texts
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comment 1
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Topic: Washington, George, 1732-1799
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Topic: Civilization
California Digital Library
Feb 9, 2007 Torrey, Bradford, 1843-1912
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An idler on Missionary Ridge.--Lookout mountain.--Chickamauga.--Orchard Knob and the National Cemetery.--An afternoon by the river.--Some Tennessee bird notes.--A list of birds
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Topics: Birds -- Tennessee, Natural history, Tennessee -- Description and travel
California Digital Library
Feb 15, 2007 Coolidge, Julian Lowell, 1873-1954
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: Circle, Sphere, Transformations (Mathematics), Geometry, Differential
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Topics: Van Arsdale, John, 1756-1836, Evacuation Day, Nov. 25, 1783
California Digital Library
texts
eye 1,862
favorite 6
comment 1
Biomedical Library copy has on spine: S.C.A.E.S. 1860
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Atmosphere, Chemistry, Natural history, Ocean, Physics
Prelinger Library
Mar 1, 2007 Graves, Ralph Henry, 1878-
texts
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ford, Henry, 1863-1947, Ford Motor Company, Ford automobile
California Digital Library
Mar 4, 2007 Jacob, George Adolphus
texts
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comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Topic: Maxims, Sanskrit
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Topics: Blount, William, 1749-1800, Tennessee -- History, United States -- History Constitutional period,...
California Digital Library
Mar 6, 2007 MacKenzie, Colin
texts
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comment 1
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Topic: Recipes
California Digital Library
Mar 7, 2007 Morningstar, Helen, b. 1891
texts
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comment 1
favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Paleontology -- Ohio, Paleontology -- Carboniferous
California Digital Library
Mar 9, 2007 Leighton, John, 1822-1912; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
texts
eye 8,418
favorite 29
comment 1
Gumuchian
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Topic: Christmas
California Digital Library
Mar 9, 2007 Souvestre, Pierre, 1874-1914; Allain, Marcel, 1885-1969
texts
eye 1,655
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comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
California Digital Library
Mar 14, 2007 Miller, Charles M
texts
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comment 1
"Bibliography of kites": p. 142-144
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Kites
Prelinger Library
Mar 26, 2007 California. Legislature. Joint Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities in California
texts
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comment 2
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Topics: Communism -- California, Fascism -- California, Subversive activities -- California
California Digital Library
Mar 31, 2007 Blanford, William Thomas, 1832-1905
texts
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favorite 1
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Mammals -- India
California Digital Library
Apr 1, 2007 East India Company. Museum; Horsfield, Thomas, 1773-1859
texts
eye 2,235
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comment 1
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Topic: Mammals -- India
California Digital Library
Apr 3, 2007 Lomax, John Avery, 1867-1948
texts
eye 2,552
favorite 4
comment 1
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Topics: Cowboys, Ballads, American, Folk songs, American
California Digital Library
Apr 7, 2007 Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888; Making of America Project; L. E. L. (Letitia Elizabeth Landon), 1802-1838; Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889
texts
eye 1,385
favorite 0
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
California Digital Library
Apr 7, 2007 Strabo; Hamilton, Hans Claude, 1811-1895; Falconer, W. (William), 1801-1885
texts
eye 13,509
favorite 12
comment 1
Includes bibliographical references and index
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: Geography, Ancient
California Digital Library
Apr 10, 2007 Kipling, John Lockwood, 1837-1911
texts
eye 4,821
favorite 4
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Animals, Animal welfare, Domestic animals, India -- Social life and customs
California Digital Library
Apr 13, 2007 Sanyal, Ram Bramha
texts
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1. An excursion -- 2. History of the Botanic garden (with short biographical sketches of distinguished botanists) -- 3. Shrews ane moles -- 4. The aquarium -- 5. Extracts from an anonymous journal -- 6. Round the Indian museum -- 7. Extracts from an anonymous journal (II) -- 8. The home farm. The farm stock -- 9. Indian snakes -- 10. By the side of an aquarium
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Topic: Natural history
California Digital Library
Apr 13, 2007 Exmouth, Charles Ernest Pellew, 7th viscount, 1863-
texts
eye 2,564
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comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Dyes and dyeing
California Digital Library
Apr 14, 2007 Greenawalt, William E. (William Eckert), b. 1866
texts
eye 3,732
favorite 0
comment 1
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Topic: Copper -- Metallurgy
California Digital Library
Apr 14, 2007 Lincoln, William Sever, 1811-1889
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 34th (1862-1865), United States -- History...
California Digital Library
texts
eye 546
favorite 1
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Fugitive slave law of 1850, Buffalo (N.Y.) -- Biography
California Digital Library
Apr 17, 2007 India. Yarkand Mission, 1873-1874; Stoliczka, Ferdinand, 1838-1874
texts
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Introductory note, by A. O. Hume. 1891.--Memoir of the life and work of Ferdinand Stoliczka, by V. Ball. 1886.--Geology, by W. T. Blanford. 1878.--Syringosphæridæ, by P. M. Duncan. 1879.--Mammalia, by W. T. Blanford. (Chiroptera, by G. E. Dobson) 1879.--Birds, by R. B. Sharpe. 1891.--Reptilia and Amphibia, by W. T. Blanford. 1878.--Ichthyology, by F. Day. 1878.--Arachnida; Araneidea, by O. P. Cambridge. 1885.--Insects: Hymenoptera, by F. Smith. 1878. Neuroptera, by R. McLachlan. 1878....
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Topics: Zoology -- Turkestan, Geology -- Turkestan
California Digital Library
Apr 20, 2007 Somerville, Mary, 1780-1872; Making of America Project
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: Physical geography, Biogeography
California Digital Library
Apr 23, 2007 London, Charmian; Online Archive of California
texts
eye 5,008
favorite 3
comment 1
Vol. 1
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: London, Jack, 1876-1916
California Digital Library
Apr 23, 2007 London, Charmian; Online Archive of California
texts
eye 5,767
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comment 1
Vol. 2
favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: London, Jack, 1876-1916
World Health Organization
Apr 24, 2007 Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
texts
eye 2,669
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comment 1
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Topics: HIV-positive persons -- Civil rights, AIDS (Disease) -- Patients Civil rights, Discrimination --...
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Topic: Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Campaigns
California Digital Library
Apr 25, 2007 Smith, Ephraim Kirby, 1807-1847; Blackwood, Emma Jerome; Johnston, R. M. (Robert Matteson), 1867-1920
texts
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comment 1
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Topic: Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives
California Digital Library
Apr 26, 2007 De Barthe, Joseph
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: Grouard, Frank, 1850-1905, Indians of North America -- Wars 1866-1895, Scouts and scouting -- West...
California Digital Library
May 1, 2007 Noel, Theophilus, 1840-
texts
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comment 1
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topic: United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Personal narratives, Confederate
California Digital Library
May 1, 2007 Meade, George, 1843-1897
texts
eye 529
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comment 3
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Topics: Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872, Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
California Digital Library
May 3, 2007 Wordsworth, Dorothy, 1771-1855; Shairp, John Campbell, 1819-1885
texts
eye 2,096
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comment 1
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Topic: Scotland -- Description and travel
California Digital Library
May 3, 2007 Chatelain, Clara de, 1807-1876
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Embossed white cloth, printed in blue and gold, over boards; green leaf onlay on upper board
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California Digital Library
May 5, 2007 Ramsay, William, 1852-1916
texts
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comment 1
1. Theoretical chemistry.
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Topic: Chemistry
California Digital Library
May 8, 2007 Damer, Eyre, 1854-
texts
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comment 1
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Topic: Ku-Klux Klan (1866-1869)
California Digital Library
May 13, 2007 Blake, William, 1757-1827; Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919
texts
eye 2,209
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comment 1
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Prelinger Library
May 14, 2007 Katz, David, 1884-1953; Gaynor, Frank, 1911- tr
texts
eye 8,155
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comment 1
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Topic: Psychology
California Digital Library
May 21, 2007 Austen, Jane, 1775-1817; Whalen, Philip
texts
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Sense and sensibility.--Pride and prejudice.--Mansfield park.-- Emma.--Northanger abbey.--Persuasion
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California Digital Library
May 21, 2007 Benny, Philip Berger
texts
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Topics: Criminal law (Jewish law), Criminal procedure (Jewish law)
California Digital Library
May 21, 2007 McGrath, Thomas Orrin, b. 1883
texts
eye 4,239
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The pdf files in this item were created in the following ways. Here "id" represents "mineaccountingco00mcgriala". id_itext.pdf was created from id_jp2.zip, id_djvu.xml, and scandata.zip it is a pdf with a jp2 image over hidden text for each page. id_itext.pdf forms the input to the luratech compressor (pdf_comp) producing each of the following outputs depending on processing parameters: id_jp2_jb2_lossy.pdf is luratech compressed with jp2 and jb2 mrc images....
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Topic: Mineral industries -- Accounting
California Digital Library
May 28, 2007 Ahern, Albert M., 1880-
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Topics: Fur trade, Fur-bearing animals, Trapping
California Digital Library
Jun 1, 2007 Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Cory, Fanny Y
texts
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comment 1
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Topic: Electricity
California Digital Library
Jun 7, 2007 Christian Brothers
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comment 1
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Topic: Irish language -- Grammar
California Digital Library
Jun 10, 2007 Gautier, Judith, 1845-1917
texts
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comment 1
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Topics: Chinese poetry, English poetry
Prelinger Library
Jun 18, 2007 Hoyle, John T
texts
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comment 1
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Topic: Radio advertising